Winter is hot pot season in Japan. A single pot of veggies and seafood boiled in soup is all you need to stay cozy and warm. This episode focuses on the seasonal delicacies used in some of the most beloved recipes. Visit a port in Aomori Prefecture to see how a fish is prepared on the snow, and join sumo wrestlers for a traditional breakfast at their stable. From poisonous fish to radishes that grow in tuna fertilizer, discover the many winter gifts from the sea and land.
Anko hot pot
Cutting Anko
Drying daikons on the beach
With daikon farmers